The Voice of the Community Since 1909, Serving Moorcroft and Pine Haven, Wyoming



Wednesday, July 5, 2023

9:00 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Fred M. Devish, Vice-Chairman, Kelly B. Dennis, Member Bob Latham and County Clerk Melissa Jones.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited to the Flag.

Present for the Restaurant Liquor license hearing for Kara Creek Ranch LLC were Doug Leis, Jeff Hodge, Julie Altaffer & Joe Baron. After discussion, Bob moved to deny the Restaurant Liquor license application. Kelly seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

The following bills were presented to the Board:

Claimant-Description-Amount Allowed:

Total Wages and Cell Phone Stipend-$241,234.35;AFLAC-Insurance-$2,057.10;Clerk of the District Court-Garnishment-$226.00;Col. Life & Accident Ins. Co.-Insurance-$26.40;Crook County Payroll Tax Account-Withholding & Social Security-$71,801.23;Great-West Trust Company, LLC-Deferred Compensation-$3,380.00;NCPERS Wyoming-Life Insurance-$144.00;New York Life Insurance Company-Life Insurance-$379.78;PA SCDU-Garnishment-$660.00;WY Department of Workforce Services-Worker’s Compensation-$3,890.95;Wyoming Retirement System-Retirement-$55,557.63;Wyoming Educator’s Benefit Trust-Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance-$79,948.28;A & B Business Inc-Copies, Maintenance Agreement, Contract-$228.02;A & I Distributors-Oil -$1,279.44;A-1 Transmission Specialists-Vehicle Repair-$1,054.80;Alsco-Shop & Courthouse Supplies-$347.47;April D. Gill-Cell Phone Reimbursement-$45.00;Architectural Specialties, LLC-Parts & Labor-Windbreak w/ Roof-$24,886.13;AT&T Mobility-Cell Phone-$972.71;Bighorn Hydraulics Inc-Parts-$65.14;Black Hills Energy-Electricity -$19.73;Blakeman Propane Inc-Propane-$1,610.64;Bob Latham-Mileage-$43.23;Cammach Ranch Supply-Panels-$5,070.00;Cascade Fire Equipment-Parts-$3,095.00;CBH Co-op-Fuel-$23,184.14;CDS Supplies -Parts & Supplies-$56.88;Centurylink-E911 Telephone-$1,404.18;Charm-Tex Inc -Supplies-$19.90;Chip Neiman-Stockpile Access, Water Access-$1,700.00;City of Gillette-Water-$7.50;City of Sundance-Water-$1,782.88;Code 2 K-9 Services LLC-Tuition-$599.99;Collins Communications-Fire Alarm Monitoring & Labor-$1,793.90;Croell Inc-Road Base -$993.75;Crook County Medical Services Dist.-Prisoner Meals & Foods, Blood Draw Fees-$6,077.70;Crook County Treasurer-Postage-$23.54;Custom Auto & Truck-Service, Parts, Repairs -$662.58;Danece Day -Travel Expenses-Impaired Driving Conference-$1,031.10;David Osborne-Travel Expenses-WY Joint Symposium-$1,039.24;Decker’s Market-Supplies-$71.12;Defense Technology LLC-Training-$1,115.00;Dru Consulting LLC-Consulting Services -$2,089.29;Dustbusters Inc -Tanker, Parts & Materials-$23,791.00;Elite Edge Firearms Training & Tactics-Training-$750.00;Fence Tech Services LLC-Contract Hauling -$3,989.41;Ferguson-Salt-$527.02;Fred Devish-Mileage-$183.40;Fuller Construction-Road Base -$854.82;Gene’s Lock Shop-Keys & Supplies-$55.86;Gillette Printing & Engraving Co Inc -Child Support Checks-$189.00;GlaxosmithKline -Vaccines-$1,456.51;Global Heat Transfer of Wy, Inc.-Radiator-$3,930.43;Grimm’s Pump & Industrial Supply-Parts-$147.71;Grossenburg Implement Inc-Parts & Labor-$1,971.16;Heimans Fire Equipment-Slide in Unit-$14,280.00;Humprey Law LLC-Court Appointed Attorney Fees-$220.00;Integritas Forum LLC-Supplies -$4.99;Jeffrey Hodge-Cell Phone Reimbursement-$45.00;John A Tennis-Parts-$1,943.00;Joseph M Baron-Mileage-WY LECC Conference-$430.99;Julie Altaffer-Mileage-$171.61;JW Services, LLC-Contract Hauling -$3,911.69;Kelly B. Dennis-Mileage-$262.00;Kimball Midwest-Supplies-$464.89;KLH Consulting Inc-Laptop, Computer Services-$13,950.45;Knecht Home Center of Spearfish LLC-Parts-$176.89;Kone Inc.-Maintenance-$1,975.92;Lakeview Wash & Storage-Car Washes-$185.96;Marco Technologies LLC-Copy / Maint Fees-$79.51;Matthew Bender & Co., Inc-Wy Stats & WY Court Rules-$2,498.48;Max Robert Masters-GIS Consulting & Mapping Contract-$3,400.00;Melissa L Jones-Mileage-$214.84;Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.-Vaccines-$2,634.13;Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce-Annual Membership-$25.00;Morgan Ellsbury-Monthly Truck Lease-$1,100.00;Motorola Solutions, Inc.-Evidence Library, Portable Radios, Programming, Mobile Radio-$20,341.42;Motorola Solutions Inc-Annual Software & Hosting, Battery, Equipment, Services & Subscriptions-$14,386.30;Northern Truck Equipment Corp.-Parts-$250.00;Office of State Lands & Investments-Fire Hall, Sand & Gravel Leases-$511.27;Plainsman Printing, Inc-Supplies-$436.17;Powder River Energy Corp.-Electricity -$5,326.50;Powder River Power, Div of Purvis-Parts-$252.70;Print Mark-et-Digital Printing-$19.00;Pro Enforce Law Enforcement-Less Lethal Munitions Launcher-$3,512.44;Quality Agg & Construction, Inc-J Base-$993.72;Quik Signs-Signs-$393.70;Quill Corporation-Supplies, Printer-$692.91;Raquel Croell-County Website Maintenance-$500.00;Redwater Welding-Panels-$7,500.00;Revize LLC-Website & CMS Annual Tech Support-$1,975.00;RG Trucking-Contract Hauling -$7,556.96;Rolling Metal Sinclair-Fuel-$194.23;Sacrison Paving Inc-Asphalt Overlay-$184,476.24;Sara Fleenor-Meals-$65.61;Scott Peterson Motors Inc-Parts-$428.11;Sign Solutions -Signs-$1,517.94;Slattery Enterprises, Inc. dba Paintbrush Services-Septic Tank Pumping & Disposal-$588.50;Snap-on Tools-Parts-$455.00;Spencer Fluid Power-Parts-$225.33;State of Wyoming-Mainframe Services-$34.85;Sundance Hardware & Sporting Goods-Parts & Supplies-$642.17;Sundance State Bank-Direct Deposit Fees-$10.25;Sundance Times-Copies, Ads, Legal, Stamp, Banners-$2,724.49;Svoboda Trucking -Contract Hauling & Equipment-$20,542.75;Sylvestri Customization -Monthly Website Maint., Graphic Design & Social Media-$3,400.00;Timberline Services Inc.-Contract Hauling -$3,519.25;Top Office Products, Inc.-Copies-$523.78;Town of Hulett-Water-$62.30;Town of Moorcroft-Water-$67.69;Tracy Motor Company-Parts & Supplies-$5,646.61;Treetop Products Inc-Benches & Mounting Kits-$3,479.40;University of Wyoming-Salary-$17,730.75;Verizon Connect Fleet USA LLC-Support-$99.50;Vilas Pharmacy-Jail Meds, Medical Supplies-$44.37;Virginia Burke -Travel Expenses-$204.18;Visa-Adobe, Internet, Supplies, Computer, Travel Expenses, Generator, Ads, Jail Cable, Postage, Straight Talk, Conference Registration-$12,974.81;Wells Plumbing & Farm Supply-Parts-$145.95;Wendy Depina-Meals-$80.38;Western Communications-Parts-$3,101.80;Western Stationers-Office Supplies-$1,926.06;Whalen Consult LLC-Consulting Services -$1,459.98;Wildland Warehouse-Parts-$2,311.94;Wilson Power & Tree Service LLC-Labor-$1,500.00;Windstream-Telephone-$145.51;WLEA-Advtrng-Training-$1,436.25;WY Department of Workforce Services-Worker’s Compensation-$531.86;WY Retirement System-Firemen’s Retirement-$506.25;WY State Forestry Division -Pump & Tires-$8,588.09;WY Motor Vehicle Division-Plates-$10.00;WYDOT-Financial Services-Project Expenditures-$264.76;Wyoming Educator’s Benefit Trust-Cobra VSP-$10.58;Wyoming Machinery Company-Parts & Labor-$23,469.08;Wyoming Public Health Laboratory-Medical Testing-$28.00;RDO Equipment-Lease-$56,000.00;Total-$1,053,320.08;

Kelly moved to allow all bills as presented. Bob seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

Julie Altaffer, Clerk of District Court, & Jeff Hodge, County Sheriff, were present to discuss their budget requests. The clerk will adjust the final budget to reflect the requests; the Board will approve at their regular meeting on July 11th.

Bob moved to have the chairman sign a Lease Purchase Agreement, Delivery and Acknowledgement & Physical Damage/Liability Insurance on a 2023 John Deere Dozer. Kelly seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

Kelly moved to approve Amendment One to the Contract Between Wyoming Department of Family Services and Crook County Board of County Commissioners. Bob seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

Bob moved to have the chairman sign a grant application for the Connecting Communities: A Strategic Plan for Road Improvement in Crook County. Kelly seconded, all ayes, motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 9:24 o’clock a.m. to meet in regular session on July 11 & 12, 2023, at 8:30 o’clock a.m. in the Commissioner Room at the Courthouse in Sundance, Wyoming.

Fred M. Devish, Chairman

Kelly B. Dennis, Vice-Chairman

Bob Latham, Member

Attested: Melissa Jones, County Clerk

Publish: July 13, 2023

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